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Global technology company ABB will acquire ASTI Mobile Robotics Group, a manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) powered by a proprietary software suite. The acquisition will expand ABB’s robotics and automation offerings. The acquisition agreement was signed July 19 and is expected to close in mid-summer 2021. Both parties agreed not to disclose details regarding the purchase price.
In a press release, the companies said AMRs will support a range of flexibility, from production, logistics, intralogistics, and fulfillment, through to retail and health care environments. This will enable ABB’s and ASTI’s common vision to help customers replace today’s linear production lines with fully flexible…READ MORE